Episode 33

Reconsidering relations among Greeks, Arabs, science and philosophy

Published on: 8th August, 2021

Dr George Saliba, Professor and Director of AUB’s Farouk Jabre Center for Arabic and Islamic Science and Philosophy, explains how his research identifies how Arab and Greek scholars and philosophers jointly articulated new knowledge that went on to spark the European Renaissance. His research also offers new ideas on why European powers rose and Arab-Islamic-Indian-Chinese and other societies declined after the discovery of the New World’s gold and silver.

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Professors at Work
Rami G. Khouri interviews AUB scholars about how their research findings clarify our world's mechanics and mysteries.